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continue

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continue(
kuhn
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tihn
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yu
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to resume)
a. continuar
I need to leave now so we'll have to continue this discussion another time.Tengo que irme ahora así que ya continuaremos esta discusión en otro momento.
b. continuar con
The students continued their work after recess.Los estudiantes continuaron con su trabajo después del recreo.
c. reanudar
Let's continue this conversation after lunch.Reanudemos esta conversación después del almuerzo.
2. (to remain)
a. seguir
The ladies continued talking all afternoon.Las señoras siguieron platicando toda la tarde.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
3. (to resume)
a. continuar
The clinical trial will not continue after these problems.El ensayo clínico no continuará después de estos problemas.
4. (to remain)
a. seguir
The president of the United States will continue in office.El presidente de los Estados Unidos seguirá en su cargo.
5. (to extend)
a. continuar
The road continues through the mountains for another 100 km.El camino continúa por las montañas unos 100 km más.
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continue
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (general)
a. continuar, seguir
2. (after interruption)
a. reanudar
to continue doing or to do somethingcontinuar or seguir haciendo algo
to be continuedcontinuará
continued on page 30sigue en la página 30
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
3. (general)
a. continuar, seguir
he continued on his waysiguió su camino
the situation cannot continueesto no puede continuar así
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continue [kənˈtɪnjuː]
transitive verb
1 (carry on) [+policy, tradition] seguir
2 (resume) [+story etc] reanudar; continuar
continued on page ten sigue en la página diez; to be continued continuará
intransitive verb
1 (carry on) continuar
"and so," he continued —y de este modo —continuó; to continue doing or to do sth continuar or seguir haciendo algo; she continued talking to her friend continuó or siguió hablando con su amiga
we continued working after lunch
to continue on one's way seguir su camino; to continue with sth seguir con algo
2 (remain) seguir
to continue in office seguir en su puesto; to continue in a place seguir en un sitio
to continue in one's job
3 (extend) prolongarse; seguir
the road continues for two miles la carretera se prolonga or sigue dos millas más; the forest continues to the sea el bosque se prolonga or sigue hasta el mar
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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